The stability of the region and future of American interests in Central Asia depend in part on a well-planned extrication of U.S. forces from Afghanistan, but reaching that point remains a challenge.
President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of a 200-bed hospital and inaugurated a new building for the provincial Public Health Department in eastern Kunar province.
Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdul Aziz Kamilov briefed Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib in Tashkent on Wednesday, after meeting Taliban and US negotiators in Qatar.
A private company close to Nanagharar airport was attacked by a group of armed gunmen on Wednesday morning, local officials said.
A high-powered American delegation led by Special US Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has been holding marathon meetings in Doha, Qatar with a high-level Taliban team led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States said Pakistan makes all-out efforts to facilitate the Afghan peace process, stressing the need for taking all Afghans on board.
To inaugurate some projects and meet local authorities, president Ghani on Wednesday arrived in eastern Kunar province.
Afghanistan National Security Advisor (NSA) arrived in Tashkent, capital city of Uzbekistan yesterday.
John Bolton, the National Security Adviser of the United States, has said there is no blind trust in Taliban in President Donald Trump’s administration.
Negotiations between Taliban and the US should be all-inclusive to help restore peace in Afghanistan and the region at large, says a senior Pakistani politician.